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Why Debian is different

As times change and people correspondingly change, motivating factors often tend to change and this is reflected in changes in most software projects. Is this true for Debian?
Read the comment here at ITWire

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The motive behind being part of Debian isn't that easily understood. The 11th and current Debian leader, Steve McIntyre, probably said it best: “Instead of people who are paid to do work as a day job, we have people around the world who are working on this because they passionately believe in what they are doing. It may not be the most efficient – we cannot promise a release every 12 months, for example, – but we have people who really want to do things like packaging etc the right way, not just working towards a deadline. We don't necessarily have to do something a particular way – we can do the right thing.”

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